Red Cross Evacuation Center for Mad River/Ruth at: Van Duzen Community Center, Van Duzen Road, Mad River:    
Precautionary evacuations for the town of Blocksburg. There will be a meeting Saturday at 6pm at the Baptist Church in Bridgeville 48215 Alderpoint Road :    
Mandatory Evacuations for residences in the area of Mad River Rd from Highway 36 to Three Forks Road area and the back side of the lake on Ruth/Zenia Road to the Ruth Dam:    
State Route 36 is closed at the Trinity County line due to the wildfires. It's unknown when the roadway will re-open:    
For 24-hour Air Quality Information, call the NCUAQMD’s hotline toll-free at 1-866-BURN-DAY (1-866-287-6329), or visit the website at    

Man injured in logging accident

A logging accident this afternoon has sent one man to the hospital. The accident took place just after 12:30 this afternoon.

Emergency personnel responded to Fox Creek Road east of Carlotta. Captain Kevin Burke of the Carlotta Volunteer Fire Department said the injured logger was located 400 feet down a hillside and sustained head and leg injuries. He was transported by ambulance to St. Joseph Hospital. the cause of the accident is under investigation.